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Mystic Queen Sportfishing
Mystic Queen Sportfishing

Los Angeles • 30 ft • 4 persons

Mystic Queen Sportfishing is located in Los Angeles and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

"Contacted Capt. Harry for a custom trip with some friends from the UK." —⁠ Andres, CA
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trips fromUS $800
ROGEZAC Sportfishing
ROGEZAC Sportfishing

Los Angeles • 30 ft • 6 persons

Rogezac Sportfishing is located in Los Angeles in San Pedro waters minutes away from the open ocean so you won't spend too much time in the harbor.

"Captain Roger and his deck hand are great. They are very personable, and it makes you feel like you’re out with family or friends." —⁠ James,
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trips fromUS $480
Aria Sportfishing
Aria Sportfishing

Los Angeles • 27 ft • 4 persons

Aria Sportfishing is located in Los Angeles and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

"I found Aria sport fishing on instagram, got a group of my friends together to go on fishing trip to Catalina island." —⁠ Aroutin, California
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trips fromUS $1,000
LEAHKLEA Sportfishing
LEAHKLEA Sportfishing

Los Angeles • 34 ft • 6 persons

LEAHKLEA Sportfishing is located in Los Angeles in San Pedro waters minutes away from the open ocean so you won't spend too much time in the harbor.

"Captain Roger provided a great experience for our group of 6 inexperienced anglers." —⁠ Oliver,
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trips fromUS $700
Bowline Sportfishing
Bowline Sportfishing

Los Angeles • 45 ft • 6 persons

This is the live fishing show put on by Your Saltwater Guide seen on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

"Best private charter I have done so far. Great crew and very accommodating." —⁠ Alonzo,
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trips fromUS $1,000
Spitfire Sport Fishing 2
Spitfire Sport Fishing 2

Los Angeles • 34 ft • 6 persons

Spitfire Sport Fishing 2 is located in Los Angeles and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

"Captain Jeremy is very knowlegeable regardng all fishing requirements and regulations." —⁠ Juan,
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trips fromUS $1,100
Kamryn Dawson Charters
Kamryn Dawson Charters

Los Angeles • 48 ft • 6 persons

If you are looking for a great trip which offers flexibility and comfort, then Kamryn Dawson Charters is the perfect match for you.
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trips fromUS $995
Finnautical Sportfishing and Harbor Cruise
Finnautical Sportfishing and Harbor Cruise

Los Angeles • 22 ft • 4 persons

Fishing is a passion that I would like to share with you. I have fished the SoCal Coast waters from Chanel Islands to Baja and offshore from Catalina Island to San Clemente Island and Santa Barbara Island for the past 10 years on a constant basis.

"Captain Rob is a master of his craft. I am a new fisherman that is hungry to learn more and Captain Robert was an amazing feeding ground of knowledge on this trip." —⁠ Joseph, CA
trips fromUS $600
Pride Sportfishing Inc.
Pride Sportfishing Inc.

Los Angeles • 50 ft • 23 persons

Pride Sportfishing is a sport fishing business and boat located in Los Angeles, California.

"We caught Bass, Sculpin, and Barracuda. Tony made delicious burritos for breakfast and burgers for lunch so definitely recommend using the galley." —⁠ Otto, California
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trips fromUS $1,850
LA Sportfishing
LA Sportfishing

Los Angeles • 32 ft • 6 persons

LA Sportfishing is based in the beautiful Marina del Rey, California.
trips fromUS $1,165
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Fishing in Los Angeles

It may not be the first thing to come to mind when you think of this glamorous city, but Los Angeles fishing charters have a lot to offer anglers in California. Whether you’re a freshwater fly fisherman or a passionate deep sea angler, you’ll have a variety of game fish on your hands in the City of Angels.

The offshore waters here were made for sportfishing. Head towards Catalina Island when the season is right and you’ll hook into Yellowfin and Bluefin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Marlin. If you opt to stay closer to shore, you’ll still get your fill of the action with Yellowtail Amberjack, Calico Bass, Barracuda, Rockfish, and White Seabass.

If you’re partial to freshwater fishing, on the other hand, you won’t be disappointed by what’s on offer in the lakes and rivers in Los Angeles. You can catch Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Catfish, and more without straying far from downtown.

To make the most of the offshore action near Catalina and San Clemente Islands, opt for a full or extended full day trip. If you’re short on time or wary of long boat rides, a half day trip inshore or on the river gives you more than enough time to enjoy fishing in Los Angeles.

There’s no shortage of Los Angeles fishing charters to choose from. Most head out of Santa Monica Bay, Long Beach, Huntington Beach, and Newport Beach. All of these locations boast excellent inshore fishing and direct access to Catalina Island. For freshwater charters, head to boat ramps along the Los Angeles River.

Rules & Regulations

All anglers age 16 and older must obtain a sportfishing license for recreational fishing in California. Several fish species in Los Angeles’ waters are subject to strict regulations and it’s best to head out with a reputable captain to ensure you’re fishing within the law. 

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Los Angeles Fishing Seasons

January

The season for Rockfish closes at the start of the year, but you can still catch White Seabass, Halibut, and more. With an average temperature of 55°F, it’s not a bad time to be on the water!

February

In winter you can enjoy relatively good fishing for certain species near Catalina Island. Calico Bass, Blue Perch, and White Seabass are all biting. You may be able to entice early Yellowtail using live squid.

March

March is when the season for various kinds of Rockfish opens, including Sheephead, Lingcod, and Cabezon. You can add these species to your list while fishing nearshore rocks and reefs.

April

In spring you will start to see more Calico Bass and Barracuda than in previous months. Larger Yellowtail are on the scene, and the fishing near Catalina Island is picking up momentum.

May

May is a great time for bottom fishing anywhere between the coast of LA and the islands. Rockfish, Halibut, Seabass, and Barracuda are just a few of the species you can catch while fishing here.

June

Summer is a great time to fish along the coast, with species such as Yellowtail Amberjack and Tuna swimming closer to shore. As always, you can enjoy great bottom fishing near the reefs, as well. 

July

Everything is fair game in summer. You might catch a variety of Tuna while fishing offshore, or Marlin near the coast of Catalina Island. You may even reel in a Mahi Mahi around this time of year.

August

You can continue to revel in deep sea fishing’s peak season. You might catch Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna, depending on where you fish. Or hit the reefs and score some Rockfish and Bass. 

September

You will continue to see Yellowtail and some Tuna in the Catalina Channel through autumn. You can enjoy reaping the last of summer’s rewards as the temperature hovers around 70°F.

October

Many of summer’s pelagic species might start to disappear at this time of year, but you can still count on Barracuda, Yellowtail, White Seabass, Halibut, and more. You may even land a Tuna here and there.

November

The season for catching a pelagic prize may be over, but you can continue to enjoy excellent fishing for Halibut, Rockfish, White Seabass, and Barracuda.

December

Even in December, you can count on pleasant weather in LA. Barracuda, White Seabass, and Halibut are all biting. The season for Rockfish species will be open until the end of the month.

Los Angeles Fishing Calendar

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